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Study looks at smoking ban's effect on health

By TAD VEZNER and LUKE SHOCKMAN
BLADE STAFF WRITERS


A study released today by an anti-smoking group on the effects of smoking bans in Toledo and Bowling Green showed a sharp drop in heart attacks in Bowling Green following implementation of its ban.

The heart-attack study done by public health researchers at the Medical College of Ohio and funded by the Ohio Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Foundation did not analyze heart attack rates in Toledo because its ban has been fully enforced only since January and 2004 health data are not yet available.

Article from toledoblade.com